GBEMS hosts annual Battle of the Books

Elementary and middle school students compete in the Battle of the Books at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Friday. Battle of the Books is a jeopardy style tournament with questions drawn from books the students read on their own time. Photo courtesy of E. Baldwin

Elementary and middle school students compete in the Battle of the Books at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Friday. Battle of the Books is a jeopardy style tournament with questions drawn from books the students read on their own time. Photo courtesy of E. Baldwin Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Green Bank Elementary Middle School hosted the third More...

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Mattie C. Stewart Foundation presenter Lynn Smelley talks to students at Marlinton Middle School on the Choice Bus. The program shows students what can happen if they choose to drop out of school. The back half of the bus is outfitted with a prison cell to show students the consequences of bad choices. S. Stewart photo
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Mattie C. Stewart Foundation presenter Lynn Smelley talks to students at Marlinton Middle School on the Choice Bus. The program shows students what can happen if they choose to drop out of school. The back half More...